Research Highlights

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Biology professor Xingyun Qi’s research on salinity stress to plants could help uncover ways to protect crops from destruction.

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The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

By Tom McLaughlin Popular films often reflect the values and beliefs of the societies that produce them, says Meredith Bak. The horror genre in particular, explains the Rutgers University–Camden scholar, can tap into both surface-level and deeply rooted cultural fears. For example, she notes, recurring motifs of evil children and murderous mothers in horror movies […]

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Nostalgia May Have Harmful Impact on Those With Negative Past, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Nostalgia May Have Harmful Impact on Those With Negative Past, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

A New Rutgers–Camden study shows that nostalgia – previously shown to be positive – does not have the same psychological benefits for those with a negative past.

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Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Psychology expert Charlotte Markey explains that teens could experience greater social media-related anxiety during holidays; offers tips to help them deal with these issues

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Reintegration Barriers Lead to Poorer Physical and Mental Health for Formerly Incarcerated, says Research Study

Reintegration Barriers Lead to Poorer Physical and Mental Health for Formerly Incarcerated, says Research Study

Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to an eye-opening new Rutgers University–Camden study.

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